Ship profile for the sailing ship: "La Belle-Îloise BI634"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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La Belle-Îloise BI634, Volker Gries, Brest/Douarnenez 2004 , 07/2004

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Brest/Douarnenez 2004,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:La Belle-Îloise BI634
Registered port:Sauzon
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Sloop Sardinier
Year built:1992
Yard:Hervé Pacalet, Saint-Quay-Portrieux, FRA
Overall length:13.00 m
Length (hull):8.50 m
Breadth:3.00 m
Draught:1.40 m
Sail area:70 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 07 Feb 2010

  • built in 1992 by Hervé Pacalet, Saint-Quay-Portrieux, FRA; the plans were drawn after a model to be found in the church Saint-Nicolas in Sauzon, FRA; boats of this type were used to fish for sardines and lobsters.
  • operated by the association "Ar C'hastellig", which presents the ship on day trips and during sailing events to the public.


Website (français, 30 Jan 2010):
La Belle-Îloise: website of the operator with information about the boat, photos, a model plan, contact